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2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
2018-2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

MAST 402 - Physical Oceanography (3cr.)

Credit(s): 3
Component: Lecture
Geographic and hydrodynamic aspects of oceanography. Geography of ocean basins; physical properties of seawater; radiation; and observed distributions of temperature, salinity, oxygen, and currents. Scalar and vector fields; hydrostatics; kinematics, momentum dynamics, vorticity dynamics, viscous flow and eddy flux.
Repeatable for Credit: N Allowed Units: 3 Multiple Term Enrollment: N Grading Basis: Student Option
RESTRICTIONS: Requires permission of instructor.
Course Typically Offered: Fall
General Education Objectives:
Analyze Arguments and Information Engage in Constructive Ideation Reason QuantitativelyReason Computationally Reason Scientifically